Evan on May 30th, 2010

The Pilgrim sets out on a journey. And the pilgrim knows where they are going. They may know that the way will be difficult – and sometimes this is a meaningful part of the pilgrimage, but in a sense both the way and the destination are known. There may be surprises on the pilgrim’s journey […]

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Evan on May 27th, 2010

If you don’t know what an autoresponder is, it is a device where people put their name and email into some boxes and receive a newsletter periodically afterwards. They are very common on blogs. I am investigating MailChimp because the price is right (ie. they have a free option for 3,000 emails a month). I […]

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Evan on May 26th, 2010

We all have reasons for what we do (most of the time).  Once we know what other people’s reasons are for doing what they do, then they become less puzzling.  There are also some things we do which are puzzling to ourselves and others. I have a guest post on the Psychology, Philosophy and Real […]

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Evan on May 24th, 2010

I have a couple of friends who always seem to be processing the same issue at the same time. It may be intimacy or friendship or establishing an income. The issues have been quite varied. This happens even if they haven’t been in touch much in the time in between. They are around the same, […]

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Evan on May 20th, 2010

I think habits are here to make our lives easier. Habits, like walking, allow us to focus on doing other things – like getting to our beloved quickly, without worrying about how we do it. We can just relax and let our legs do the walking (or running perhaps). I think a good life consists […]

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I think repetition can get a bad press. But actually it can be fun (we play that same game over and over with those same rules) and has an important role in learning (technically known as ‘practise’). So in this post on the Psychology, Philosophy and Real Life blog I’ve tried to rescue repetition from […]

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Evan on May 15th, 2010

On the Psychology, Philosophy and Real Life blog I had a guest post where I said that I didn’t believe that the Biblical approach was a punitive morality. One commenter said they would like me to say more about this. So this post is for Lex. (It is about my understanding of Biblical Christianity – […]

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Evan on May 13th, 2010

Our dreams have fascinated people for millennia. In this post I want to outline an approach to learning from your dreams. A couple of words about this approach. It is not about predicting the future. It presumes that the dream is produced by the person having it (that it is not a message from angels, […]

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